May 28, 2023
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Hundreds of female students of the Kwahu Ridge Senior High School at Obo in the Kwahu South District of the Eastern Region have been displaced after fire gutted the girls dormitory.

The fire occurred Wednesday June 29, 2022 around 11:20am.

The fire destroyed mattresses ,beds , trunks ,uniforms of students ,books , provisions, dresses, monies and other personal belongings before finally extinguished by fire fighters.

The incident happened when students were engaging in various sporting disciplines as part of sports week celebration.

Some 64 female students who couldn’t salvage anything except the sports kits they were wearing on field , have been sent home to return on Monday as arrangements are made to get them uniforms and other essentials. The rest of the displaced students are perching with mates in other dormitory leading to overcrowding.

Most of the affected students are final year students preparing to write their West Africa Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASCE).

Speaking on Agoo fm Morning on behalf of the Headmistress, the Chairman of the Parents Teachers Association (PTA) Mr E .A Acheampong appealed to stakeholders to come to the aid of the school to support the affected students and rebuild the dormitory

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